September 9, 2014

Press Release: Sasol Spends Profits On Undermining The State

Earthlife Africa Jhb Johannesburg, 8th of September 2014- The world’s biggest coal-to-liquid fuel producer and the world’s largest on point source of climate change causing greenhouse […]
August 18, 2014

South Africa’s unwillingness to move from nuclear and coal power will lead to catastrophic climate change for the profit of a few, writes Sipho Kings

In his State of the Nation address this year, President Jacob Zuma said the energy department had committed to building more nuclear power stations, generating around […]
July 28, 2014

Press Release: International Action against Anglo-American and Vedanta

Earthlife Africa Jhb 26th of July 2104 Anglo American Thermal Coal and Vedanta Zinc International have plans for a dirty coal partnership in the Waterberg region […]
July 22, 2014

Protesters outside NERSA public hearing

Whilst the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) public hearings on the guidelines for the electricity reseller tariffs were ongoing inside Gallagher convention centre today, […]
July 21, 2014

Press Release: Earthlife to Protest at NERSA hearings tomorrow

Earthlife Africa Jhb 21st of July 2014 On the 22nd of July 2014, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) will be holding public hearings […]
June 13, 2010

Stream of acid, the Tweelopiespruit

The Tweelopiespruit is a stream that flows through the Krugersdorp Game Reserve on the West Rand, near Johannesburg, South Africa.    Acid mine water has been […]
June 13, 2010

Inadequate treatment of acid water flowing into the Tweelopiespruit

  The Tweelopiespruit is a stream that flows through the Krugersdorp Game Reserve on the West Rand, near Johannesburg, South Africa  The treatment process being undertaken […]
June 6, 2010

Coal-fired power stations linked to serious health defects in children

Uranium and other heavy metals from coal can pollute the soil, water and air. In India the long-term effects of such pollution are now being seen. […]
June 4, 2010

Inadequate response from the DWA to the acid mine drainage crisis on the West Rand

The South African Department of Water Affairs’ (DWA) account of the action taken to address the decant of acid mine water on the West Rand in […]
May 19, 2010

Photos from Earthlife Africa Cape Town’s anti-nuclear demos

  On 23 April 2010 Earthlife Africa Cape Town, as part of the anti-nuclear campaign, convened an action outside Parliament, in commemoration of Chernobyl Day and to highlight […]
April 23, 2010

Press Release: Commemorating Chernobyl Day

MEDIA RELEASE BY SOUTH AFRICAN CIVIL SOCIETY CONCERNED WITH ENERGY. Friday 23rd April 2010 Commemorating Chernobyl Day – Minister Gordhan In commemorating Chernobyl Day (26 April), […]
April 9, 2010

Press Release: World Bank’s Climate and Governance Disaster

Press Release: World Bank’s Climate and Governance Disaster groundWork, Friends of the Earth, South Africa & Earthlife Africa Johannesburg 8th of April 2010 Both Earthlife Africa […]
April 7, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: South Africans say “no” to Eskom coal

Project-affected communities take their case to the World Bank Inspection Panel 6 April 2010 | Washington, DC Community members from South Africa’s Limpopo Province filed a […]
March 20, 2010

Uranium – the risks for our health and environment

Uranium is a heavy metal that is radioactive and toxic. It is mined for the nuclear industry. On the Witwatersrand uranium is present in the gold-bearing […]